LUL - G2196

Guidance for Train Operators in the event of a chemical / hazardous material release on a train

active, Most Current
Organization: LUL
Publication Date: 1 September 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 7
scope:

This guidance applies specifically to Train Operators in the very extreme circumstance of a hazardous material being released on a train, with the intention of causing mass casualties amongst the passengers on the train.

It does not apply to the relatively frequent reports of:

  • A single person collapsing on a station or train, commonly known as a Person taken Ill On a Train (PIOT) as a result of a medical issue, or
  • The use of irritants such as CS gas, Mace or pepper spray which has been released by passengers who are acting in an anti-social manner, or
  • An attack on an individual utilising a corrosive substance such as an acid or alkali.

Purpose

This guidance is intended to help Train Operators take the safest action for themselves and customers in the event of a hazardous material release or chemical attack on a London Underground (LU) train.

Document History

G2196
September 1, 2018
Guidance for Train Operators in the event of a chemical / hazardous material release on a train
This guidance applies specifically to Train Operators in the very extreme circumstance of a hazardous material being released on a train, with the intention of causing mass casualties amongst the...
August 1, 2018
Guidance for Train Operators in the event of a chemical / hazardous material release on a train
This guidance applies specifically to Train Operators in the very extreme circumstance of a hazardous material being released on a train, with the intention of causing mass casualties amongst the...
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